Gateway MX3215 laptop running fbsd 6.1 current, no sound.

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Gateway MX3215 laptop running fbsd 6.1 current, no sound.

Postby mattn » Thu Dec 14, 2006 1:35 am

Greetings guys, (and girls)

I have been hacking at this freebsd install for over 3 weeks now. Got everything working perfectly but sound. Been playing with it for awhile and have tried all of the config options i could imagine. Now gateway doesnt shed to much light on the soundcard/chipset thats in this system.

it does tell me these two bits of info.
Chipset: Via VN800
Audio: AC '97 2.3 Compliant Audio
Built-in Speakers

So i tried native drivers, but no go. So i then downloaded and got OSS installed ( latest version from the website) it does see my sound card as VIA VT8233/8235/8237. But when I go to play sound eaither ussing osstest or an application like xmms the system thinks it's playing to the sound out, but i get no sound from the speakers. Adjusted volume using ossxmix, but to no avail. Anyone ever ran into anyhting like this or is using this same system? Any help would be much appreciated.
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Re: Gateway MX3215 laptop running fbsd 6.1 current, no sound

Postby dev » Fri Dec 15, 2006 1:30 am

mattn wrote:Greetings guys, (and girls)

I have been hacking at this freebsd install for over 3 weeks now. Got everything working perfectly but sound. Been playing with it for awhile and have tried all of the config options i could imagine. Now gateway doesnt shed to much light on the soundcard/chipset thats in this system.

it does tell me these two bits of info.
Chipset: Via VN800
Audio: AC '97 2.3 Compliant Audio
Built-in Speakers

So i tried native drivers, but no go. So i then downloaded and got OSS installed ( latest version from the website) it does see my sound card as VIA VT8233/8235/8237. But when I go to play sound eaither ussing osstest or an application like xmms the system thinks it's playing to the sound out, but i get no sound from the speakers. Adjusted volume using ossxmix, but to no avail. Anyone ever ran into anyhting like this or is using this same system? Any help would be much appreciated.



Did you plugin a pair of headphones to see if perhaps audio comes out the headphone jacK?



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Re: Gateway MX3215 laptop running fbsd 6.1 current, no sound

Postby mattn » Fri Dec 15, 2006 3:26 am

dev wrote:
mattn wrote:

Did you plugin a pair of headphones to see if perhaps audio comes out the headphone jacK?



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Yeah one of the first things i tried. At that time I did'nt actually hear anyhting. Although I am trying it again right now and i can hear a very very muffled chipmunk. :D This makes me think it's not the correct drivers, or somthing else very wierd. Any advice?
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Re: Gateway MX3215 laptop running fbsd 6.1 current, no sound

Postby dev » Fri Dec 15, 2006 5:37 am

mattn wrote:
dev wrote:
mattn wrote:

Did you plugin a pair of headphones to see if perhaps audio comes out the headphone jacK?



regards
dev Mazumdar


Yeah one of the first things i tried. At that time I did'nt actually hear anyhting. Although I am trying it again right now and i can hear a very very muffled chipmunk. :D This makes me think it's not the correct drivers, or somthing else very wierd. Any advice?



Post the output from cat /dev/sndstat - I'd like to see what codec is used in your laptop.


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Re: Gateway MX3215 laptop running fbsd 6.1 current, no sound

Postby mattn » Sat Dec 16, 2006 8:51 pm

dev wrote:[


Post the output from cat /dev/sndstat - I'd like to see what codec is used in your laptop.


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su-2.05b$ cat /dev/sndstat
FreeBSD Audio Driver (newpcm)
Installed devices:
pcm0: <VIA VT8237> at io 0x1000 irq 22 kld snd_via8233 (5p/1r/0v channels duplex default)
su-2.05b$
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Re: Gateway MX3215 laptop running fbsd 6.1 current, no sound

Postby dev » Sun Dec 17, 2006 1:10 am

mattn wrote:
dev wrote:[


Post the output from cat /dev/sndstat - I'd like to see what codec is used in your laptop.


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su-2.05b$ cat /dev/sndstat
FreeBSD Audio Driver (newpcm)
Installed devices:
pcm0: <VIA VT8237> at io 0x1000 irq 22 kld snd_via8233 (5p/1r/0v channels duplex default)
su-2.05b$



You aren't using our commercial OSS driver - the above output is from the FreeBSD kernel drivers.


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